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Catherine Deane is new chair at McCann FitzGerald
Catherine Deane and Barry Devereaux

23 Oct 2019 / business Print

Catherine Deane is new chair at McCann FitzGerald

Top-tier firm McCann FitzGerald is to establish the role of chair and aviation finance expert Catherine Deane has been appointed to the role.

Catherine will begin her four-year term on 1 November. She has over 25 years’ experience of advising on and acting for the world’s largest aircraft lessors and financiers, and has been a partner in the firm since 1992.

“The creation of the role of Chair of the partnership is an exciting development for the firm and one that we believe adds significant strength to the firm’s leadership,” said managing partner Barry Devereux.

“I’m delighted that Catherine will take up this key leadership position.  I have no doubt that her extensive professional expertise will ensure we continue to put our clients at the heart of all that we do in the firm, Devereux added.


Deane said she was honoured to take up the new role.

“I am excited and energized by the challenges that the role presents and look forward to facing those challenges, whilst continuing to advise our global aviation clients on their deals.” 

McCann FitzGerald employs 650 people, including more than 450 lawyers and professional staff.


Its principal office is located in Dublin with overseas offices in London, New York and Brussels.

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